Save-On-Foods is recalling certain O/W Ahi Tuna products containing elevated levels of histamine.
High levels of histamine in fish can cause an allergic-type reaction known as scombroid poisoning. Symptoms can include burning throat, diarrhea, dizziness, facial swelling, headache, vomiting and peppery taste in mouth.
No reactions have been reported.
The following products, sold in Canada's Alberta and British Columbia provinces are being recalled:
|Pricesmart||O/W Ahi Tuna||Variable||Starts with 226248||All units sold from September 18, 2019 to November 6, 2019, inclusive||Sold at Pricesmart stores in British Columbia|
|Save on Foods||O/W Ahi Tuna||Variable||Starts with 226248||All units sold from November 7, 2019 to February 28, 2020, inclusive||Sold at Pricesmart stores in British Columbia|
|Urban Fare||O/W Ahi Tuna||Variable||Starts with 226248||All units sold from September 18, 2019 to February 28, 2020, inclusive||Sold at Urban Fare stores in Alberta and British Columbia|
What to do
Customers who purchased the recalled products should not consume them, but discard or return them to the store where purchased.
Consumers with questions nay contact the company at (800) 242-9229 Monday -- Thursday from 6am -- 8pm (PST), and Friday, Saturday, Sunday & holidays 6am -- 6pm (PST).